Spring is here and it is time to get in shape.
Let’s face it, most Canadians are not in the best physical shape. As a First Nation person, I can say that the Native peoples of Canada are generally in really bad shape.
For the past 10 years, I have been struggling to keep my weight down. I eat too much and I don’t exercise enough. This past winter, I scared the heck out of myself when I hit 200 pounds for the first time and I am five feet eleven inches. People say I wear my weight well but I don’t feel great and as I am becoming middle aged, it is becoming a problem.
National Indigenous Peoples Day which takes place on June 21 and the wider National Indigenous History Month in June is a significant time for Indigenous...